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The Merde keeps flowing!!

Advantages: An hilarious read
Disadvantages: Found myself all alone and laughing out loud.

A YEAR IN THE MERDE STEPHEN CLARKE ”My good friend Chris told me not to come to France. Great lifestyle, he said, great food, and totally un-politically correct women with great underwear.” Introduction The workmate who I ta ...

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Merde!!!

Advantages: Easy page turner
Disadvantages: Made me want to go back to Paris

...Being someone that is generally behind the times with her reading, I have only just read a book that was first published in 2004, which I myself purchased in about 2006, and then finally read in 2008. Despite the obvious reflections about life in 2003 (t ...

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French letters

Advantages: Funny, balanced, refreshing
Disadvantages: A little too long

Did you notice that when Will Smith asked the people in Paris to greet the people watching the concert in London during Saturday's GB gig, our friends in France booed vociferously? The old Anglo-French rivalry reared its head again and it doesn't look lik ...

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An Englishman Abroad

Advantages: Funny, witty and literate
Disadvantages: Doo-doo you really want to know?

...What do you do when everyone around you speaks french and starts kissing each other madly? Well, join in of course. Except if you are an English man living in Paris, in which case you look aside in a rather embarrassed fashion. Stephen Clarke was hi ...

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a year in the merde is a year of success!

Advantages: Simple read, cheap, funny, intelligent and sensitive
Disadvantages: None, it's a fabulous book

A Year In The Merde by Stephen Clarke is an international bestseller, “almost memoir”, about a British businessman who takes a job in Paris. It’s an entertaining and humorous book that deals with the realities of life and work abroad. It's an easy read, ...

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